Quotes — Truth (12 entries)

God is not in strength…

God is not in strength but in truth.

— Mohandas Gandhi

« πλ | 1 Apr 2006 »

Heaven and Hell are made of…

Perhaps Heaven and Hell are made of the same thing everything is made of, namely truth, the one thing is inescapable. To love it and live on it as our food, is Heaven. To hate it and fear it and to be tortured by it, is Hell. For truth is inescapable; God can no more turn off the light of His truth than the sun can stop shining.

— Peter Kreeft

God’s truth is Love.

« πλ | 8 Jan 2006 »

If we seek…

If we seek the Buddha outside the mind, the Buddha changes into a devil.

— Dogen [via]

If we seek Jesus outside the heart, Jesus changes into an idol.

« πλ | 1 Aug 2006 »

If we will not learn to eat…

If we will not learn to eat the only fruit the universe can grow—the only fruit any possible universe can grow—we must starve eternally.

— C.S. Lewis

« πλ | 19 Jan 2006 »

In every sin…

In every sin, we choose to believe the devil’s lie rather than God’s truth.

— Peter Kreeft, The God Who Loves You

« πλ | 24 Mar 2006 »

Stranger than fiction…

Truth, of course, must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves.

— G.K. Chesterton

« πλ | 18 Jul 2006 »

The boxes we build for God…

God is always bigger than the boxes we build for God, so we should not waste too much time protecting the boxes.

— Richard Rohr

« πλ | 6 May 2005 »

The opposite of a correct statement is…

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

— Niels Bohr

« πλ | 31 Oct 2006 »

Truth doesn’t change…

Truth doesn’t change because we want it to. …Truth, when we are fortunate enough to find it, is like bad-tasting medicine. It rarely comes as a pleasant surprise, because if it surprises us, it means we’ve been denying it for some time and have a lot of beliefs based on falsehood. It’s hard to give up those beliefs.

— Orson Scott Card, “Freakonomics” [via]

« πλ | 26 Sep 2005 »

Truth in its simplest form…

If I can capture truth in its simplest form, beauty will follow like a sledgehammer.

— Mark Twain [via]

« πλ | 29 Jun 2006 »

We are hidden in ourselves…

We are hidden in ourselves, like a truth hidden in isolated facts. When we know that this One in us is One in all, then our truth is revealed.

— Sir Rabindranath Tagore [via]

« πλ | 9 Dec 2005 »

You can recognize truth by…

You can recognize truth by its beauty and simplicity.

— Richard Feynman

« πλ | 13 Jan 2005 »